Call for Application: The Rising Tide foundation 2016 Essay Competition for African Undergraduates

Background

Entrepreneurs are the creative force in the economy.  Is your government helping or hindering them?  Participants must discuss the topic using contemporary examples.
Be informed that no participant is allowed to lift materials directly from works of any author and claim to be his/her own. Plagiarism automatically disqualifies any entry, which contains work of another author .If any text or sentence is copied from another author’s work, it must be shown in quotation marks and writer must credit the original author at the bottom of the paper.
Worth

  • 1st-George Ayittey (Platinum Prize): $1,000 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
  • 2nd-Anthony Fisher (Gold Prize): $700 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
  • 3rd-Franklin Cudjoe (Silver Prize): $500 and scholarship to the 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
  • 4th- The Nation CAMPUSLIFE (Media Bronze Prize): $300 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
  • 5th- Rejoice Ngwenya Prize: $250 and 2016 Liberty Camp/Event/ in East Africa OR West Africa in 2016
  • We also have 7 (seven) consolation prize of $50 each

Eligibility

  • Participant must be a student in any tertiary institutions (university, polytechnic, college of education and technical schools) in all African countries.
  • The format of the text should be in Microsoft Word and not more than 1,500 words.

Deadline: May, 17, 2016
To apply and for more information visit here

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